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Stenhouse Lifting & Safety Solutions acquired by Axel Johnson International

BRISBANE, Australia – Stenhouse Lifting and Safety Solutions (Stenhouse), a company renowned for its lifting expertise, joins forces with Swedish industrial group, Axel Johnson International Lifting Solutions Group. This strategic move aims to strengthen their position in the Australian lifting sector, driven by a shared commitment to values and long-term vision.

Established 27 years ago, Stenhouse has earned acclaim for delivering top-tier lifting equipment and exceptional customer service. Its steadfast dedication to innovation and reliability has made it a trusted ally for businesses across diverse industries.

As part of the acquisition agreement, current Managing Director for Stenhouse, Adam Thompson will remain actively involved in the operations of the company, ensuring a seamless transition and continuity of our core values, he comments: “This partnership with Axel Johnson International’s Lifting Solutions group will provide us with the resources and expertise necessary to accelerate our growth initiatives while maintaining the personalized service and attention to detail that our customers have come to expect.”

Stenhouse operates four branches throughout Southeast Queensland an area renowned for its robust local economy. Through a disciplined strategy and project selection, Stenhouse has consistently grown and is well positioned for sustained expansion. The integration into Lifting Solutions’ business group strengthens the groups’ standing as a dominant force in the Australian lifting sector with a total of 15 sites.

“The acquisition of Stenhouse is more than just an expansion of our services; it is a merging of shared values and a mutual commitment to excellence,” says Claes Fredlund, Regional Director APAC at Axel Johnson International. “We are confident that this partnership will leverage our combined strengths and further solidify our position in the market.”

About Stenhouse
Established in 1997, Stenhouse Lifting and Safety Solutions, is a well-established company specializing in the supply and maintenance of lifting equipment. With a presence around Southeast Queensland & Northern NSW), Stenhouse has built a reputation for its efficient operations, commitment to customer service as well as a vast range of auxiliary and height safety equipment to suit mining, construction, engineering, and urban utilities sectors.

About Lifting Solutions
Lifting Solutions is a global leader in lifting equipment and steel wire rope. With a presence in 19 countries, the companies within the group united combine a deep know-how and a successful history, spanning over centuries. Providing wire rope, hoists, overhead cranes, and other lifting products together with a wide range of related services, the group caters to a diverse sector, including renewable energy, industrial manufacturing, ports, construction, offshore, pulp and paper, mining, and steel.

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